JOHN M. WILSON, LT, USNR

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

John Wilson '34

Date of birth: 1912

Date of death: September 5, 1942

Age: ~30

Lucky Bag

From the 1934 Lucky Bag:

Loss

John was lost in USS Gregory (APD 3) when she was sunk by Japanese surface forces off Guadalcanal on September 5, 1942 during the Battle of Guadalcanal.

His wife was listed as next of kin.


Class of 1934

John is one of 41 members of the Class of 1934 in Memorial Hall.